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Interactive Workshops


Our FREE Interactive Workshops provide you with hands-on experience and practical information from trusted, experienced professionals. Get interactive and have your questions answered.




Safe Sleeping Environment


Safe Sleeping Environment

This Safe Sleeping Environment Workshop from experts at Red Nose demonstrates techniques to safe sleep babies and toddlers in your care. Qualified midwives will demonstrate:

  • How to dress your baby safely, including wrapping techniques, using wraps, sleep bags, and blankets.
  • How to set up a safe nursery.
  • How to set up a safe cot.
  • How to position you baby safely in the cot.
  • Ask the midwives: your safe sleeping questions answered.

You will also have the hands-on opportunity to practice these techniques.


Duration: 30 minutes




Baby Massage Techniques


Baby Massage Techniques

There are many ways babies may benefit from infant massage.

This introductory session will teach you how to recognise your baby's signals in regards to when they do (and don't) want massage, how to choose an appropriate oil for your infant or child and a basic stroke routine.

Learn about the wonderful benefits of massage for both parent and child in this 'hands on' and informative workshop. Bring your baby for a truly special bonding experience or practice on one of our lifelike baby dolls in readiness for your little one's upcoming arrival.

Come and experience our baby massage introduction workshop – the first 15 people attending the workshop will receive a FREE Gaia Natural Baby Goody Bag. If you are participating in the workshop with your bub (0 – 8 months) you will also receive a FREE GAIA Natural Baby 50ml Massage Oil.


Duration: 30 minutes

More information: gaiaskinnaturals.com

Presented by: Gaia Natural Baby




Choking


Choking

CPR Kids is about more than just First Aid. They are a group of paediatric nurses, who are passionate about empowering parents and carers with the essential skills of baby and child CPR & First Aid, including how to respond to common illness and injury.

CPR Kids will be giving two talks each day of Expo, with a focus on choking and CPR. They are passionate about giving parents and carers the confidence of knowing what to do.


Duration: 30 minutes




Sensory Play for Babies


Sensory Play for Babies

Do you know the importance of sensory play and stimulation for your baby, especially in the firs year of life? Have you wondered what sensory play actually involves?

This fun, exciting and hands on Baby Sensory session will introduce you and your baby to some simple sensory activities and give you an opportunity to enjoy some precious time together during the hustle and bustle of the Expo.

Suitable for babies from birth to 13 months, the workshop will be led by a fully trained Baby Sensory class leader who will demonstrate each activity and explain how and why it will benefit your baby's learning and development. This will be your turn to give it a try!


Duration: 30 minutes




CPR


CPR

CPR Kids is about more than just First Aid. They are a group of paediatric nurses, who are passionate about empowering parents and carers with the essential skills of baby and child CPR & First Aid, including how to respond to common illness and injury.

CPR Kids will be giving two talks each day of Expo, with a focus on choking and CPR. They are passionate about giving parents and carers the confidence of knowing what to do.


Duration: 30 minutes




Antenatal class – Your newborn


Antenatal Class – Your newborn

This interactive antenatal class allows you to be hands-on in preparation for your newborn:

  • The first 3 days

  • Baby Blues

  • The first 6 weeks

  • Nappies, baby wrapping and settling techniques

  • Breast feeding

  • Sleep

  • Perinatal mental health.

Duration: 40 minutes

Presented by: Kylie – PBC Expo Midwife




Note: Session times and content subject to change. The views and advice expressed during the workshops are those of the presenters and are not representative of the Pregnancy, Babies & Children's Expo.